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Mousy Brown
North Wales
Creating, crafting and collecting in a rural part of North Wales - Supported by my lovely husband and two gorgeous boys and hindered by my naughty chickens and blue whippet dog!
Interests: knitting, gardening, craft, friends, learning, collecting, recycling, cooking, sewing, family, crochet, living, creating, eco, walking., reusing, dyes
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My Nan had The Lark Ascending played at her funeral (at her request) at the time, 17 years ago it was thought quite unusual...but now I think that maybe there are lots of Nanas out there that love it...I remember it as a very special part of the day, one that still makes me have goosebumps.... How lovely that you have all those special moments and memories to remember her by and especially that last crafting conversation...what a gem! Xx
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2017 on winter view at tiny happy
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I find journaling a perfect way to introduce creativity into my day without needing lots of time and space...it has become a daily touchstone that allows me to record a snapshot of what has been important in my day and I hope it will be a lovely reminder in the future when I want to remember back...thank you for an opportunity to win a copy of this book...I checked it out online when you mentioned it before and I can't get a copy here...I'll keep my fingers crossed!
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2017 on book giveaway: write to the centre at tiny happy
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That book sounds delicious and informative and looks beautiful too...a perfect combination! I've just been advised to give up gluten by my doctor so the timing is perfect for some new ideas and inspiration...thank you both for offering such a generous giveaway...and for making the opportunity worldwide! ☺️ 🤞
Toggle Commented Apr 14, 2017 on homegrown kitchen + giveaway for you at tiny happy
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I've subscribed since issue 1 (and still have every issue on my bookshelf to refer to again and again) and I look forward to every new copy landing in my post box...it just keeps getting better and better! 💚🌱
Toggle Commented Mar 6, 2017 on Issue 21::WEAVE at SouleMama
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Yay! That proves that it always pays to keep hoping! Yours was the first blog I ever read and you also inspired me to try writing one myself...so I kept you on my blog roll just in case! All that waiting paid off! Good luck with your change of career and congratulations on giving up your job...it wouldn't take much to inspire me to do that too at the moment! Welcome back ☺
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2017 on Hello, is there anybody out there ? at My Weblog
I made your bento bags for three of my closest friends...different sizes, different fabrics...I used them as wrapping and filled them with themed gifts...and they all loved them! Another simple and very useful tutorial on your blog! Happy Christmas Melissa, to you and your family, hope it's full of good things and lots of laughs xxx
Toggle Commented Dec 17, 2016 on december making at tiny happy
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That sounds like an almost perfect combination of items to receive in a package...a lovely non Christmas surprise! Please add my name to the draw and I'll cross fingers and toes and wish hard! :)
Toggle Commented Nov 26, 2016 on watercoloured at tiny happy
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Yes that just about sums it up! I'm trying so hard to see the good bones this week... and not to scare the children...I wish I could be protected from the reality too...sometimes it just feels too much to absorb...
Toggle Commented Nov 12, 2016 on good bones at tiny happy
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Thank you for always sharing your "bits of sunshine" with us...this looks like another beautiful form of captured light!
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Cool! Which one will you be trying first? Please tell me you'll never be tempted to make layabout Larry, I agree he really is terrifying!
Toggle Commented Jul 4, 2015 on 70s gold at tiny happy
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Not late at all Annie! Life got complicated and I still haven't cast on...I'll go check that recommendation out now! :)
I'm not sure I'm the person to ask! I NEVER want to do it again....;)
I love all the cabinfour patterns I've seen so I'll go and have a look... I agree Leigh it's such a lovely colour that pretty much anything will be beautiful! Thanks for the suggestion :)
I'll have to check that one out! But you do know what I like so I'm guessing it will get cast on at some point even if it's not this time! :)
Thanks Kim! I have knitted a honey cowl before and I do love it...it is a lovely way to show off a verigated yarn like this and not too taxing on the brain...might be perfect I'll let you know xxx
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Can you help? I need some suggestions... Continue reading
It's a wonderful book to read and dream and plan with...I know you'd love it! :)
If only you were closer we could try out some of the ideas together...I'm not sure which to try first! :)
I have planted your calendula in my garden and hopefully I can come to see that as my summer flower too! We even have sunshine today :)
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I've found the perfect way to spend a couple of hours... Continue reading
I think it's very different to the TV show but I'm not sure...I think you would enjoy it anyway, its full of inspiration and makes you think...
Oh I hope you can! I think you'll really enjoy it...let me know! :)
Thanks Becki...I'm trying to be patient but sometimes its hard! I promise I'll post more photos soon...its still growing! :)
Thanks Tonya! The book was very interesting wasn't it? Sorry it's taken so long for me to reply...internet issues again! :(